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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.



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Russ
0 #976 fri sat sunRuss 2018-09-21 05:43
A nice clean offshore however there is s slight split in the swell. This probably due to the draining tide
A good 4ft on the sets which should improve as the tide moves in
Definitely worth a sniff somewhere
Moderate southerly due to break wind later in the morning so get on it

Low – 08h00
High – 14h15

We have a pulse and a growing swell for Saturday and Sunday
5ft at 16secs in the morning maxing at 10ft at 19secs in the arvo
Will this swing in or swing right by?
Waves period start to fade during Sunday and into Monday so we may just part of this visiting swell
Early morning offshore swinging to a moderate southerly later
Looks like its switched on so get on it

Low – 08h30
High – 14h40

It’s a 50/50 call early Sunday.
Could be something if the conditions remain calm and the onshore due for day has not put a buckle in the swell
Also depends if that swell maxed out or not. Could be a bit wild if it did.
It’s a wake up and go take a look kind of morning

Low – 09h30
High – 15h10

Tuesday is looking lukka


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #975 wed thur friRuss 2018-09-19 06:13
Its far more settled this morning however there is still a split in the swell
The odd three foot peak out back but nothing great
A moderate southerly due for the day so my call would be the more protected spots as the tide starts to push

Low – 06h15 / 19h00
High – 12h50

A call to head south for a look early tomorrow
A bit more swell a pushing tide and better angle
Light southerly due for the morning pushing through to arvo before the onshore lefts a cheek and lets go a squeaker

Low – 07h25
High – 13h40

The dawnie is the call for Friday
3-4ft at 10secs with an early land breeze and a turning tide
Should be waves for most of the moring before the southerly moderates around mid to late morning

Low – 08h00
High – 14h15

SATURDAY IS LOOKING ON!!

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #974 mon tues wedRuss 2018-09-17 06:03
Good morning everyone

It’s a three to four foot manky buckled sideways rotten mess this morning
Tide is still pushing so no good news for anything early
However it looks like its going to pleasant day with very little or no wind for most of it
Maybe a slight pop of a SE much later
Take a look at it drains. Maybe a couple peaks out back worth hopping onto.

MOVE OUT OF NEAPS

HIGH – 08H05
LOW – 14H10

Similar conditions for Tuesday. It’s a bit lower earlier so hopefully a few peaks worth riding before it gets to full

HIGH – 10H10
LOW – 16H45

An early SW due on Wednesday. Nothing at the open face beaches
Try the more protected spots for a session
Swell is due to get a chubby however it’s a one day swell and may just swing right by

HIGH – 12H50
LOW – 06H15 / 19H00

Call for the week? Right now Friday looks like the day butthis may change

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #973 fri sat sunRuss 2018-09-14 06:27
Nice conditions but its small and still too deep
It’s a race between wind and tide as a moderate onshore looms towards the latter part of the morning
Take a look at around mid morning for a session

High – 06h00 / 18h30
Low – 12h15

Early offshore should clean up conditions for Saturday however its small and deep early
A moderate southerly due later around mid arvo
Should be something as it drains

High – 06h40 / 19h00
Low – 12h45

No good news for anything on Sunday with an early high and an early onshore due all day
Maybe a shorey later on the pushing tide

High – 07h15 /
Low – 13h20

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #972 wed thur friRuss 2018-09-12 07:14
Early offshore has cleaned things up and conditions are not too bad. However the early morning high is not helping matters
We have a mix of winds predicted for today. An onshore later in the AM and a pop of a southerly late arvo
The onshore will hopefully hold off with the southerly pushing up the coast
There could be a small window for a session if it does as the tide drains

High – 05h10 / 17h25
Low – 11h15

The southerly was a burp and a fart and makes way for an early offshore
Unfortunately we have a bang on early high so its a wait for the tide to drain before we can see anything happening
Light southerly for the day which is a bonus so take a look around mid moring for session
Could be the call for the week

High – 05h40 / 17h55
Low – 11h45

Another offshore early Friday however the tide is a boner
It’s a race between wind and tide as another onshore looms around mid morning
We may get lucky if it holds back with another southerly moving up the coast
Its 50/50

High – 06h10 / 18h30
Low – 12h15

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #971 mon tues wedRuss 2018-09-10 06:22
Carissa Moore and Gabriel Madina win the Surf Range Pro. Don’t know about you but I found it a bit repetitious and boring
Would low to ride that wave though?

It was a cold weekend for sure. Waves were lumpy and wild and is still that way this morning and all day
Southerly starts to moderate and the swell starts to fade during the day
Try the more protected spots for a session

Low – 10h00
High – 16h15

It’s a 50/50 call for something early on Tuesday
We an offshore to get into and clean the swell up
An early onshore is predicted but keep aneye on something on the dawnie
Moderate onshore due to swing in around mid morning.
It gets messy when it does

Low – 10h40
High – 04h30 / 16h50

Expect a leftover onshore wobble on Wednesday morning
Cross offshore due early. May be a slight chance of it cleaning the swell up however I would not hold my breath right now
A bonus if it does. We live in hope.
Southerly due to arrive late arvo

Low – 11h15
High – 05h05 / 17h25

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #970 fri sat sunRuss 2018-09-07 06:28
Southerly and a bit broken
Looks to remain that way as the southerly stretches here legs once again
She pounds away all day and for the rest of the weekend
Take a look at the more protected spots

Low – 08h05
High – 14h20

Strong southerly all day Saturday increasing in strength
Looks like Dirt Bin is the call

Low – 08h50
High- 15h05

Hold on to your panties. The southerly is due to smack us silly on Sunday and with it some swell
Dirt bin is once again the call

Full springs
Low – 09h30
High – 15h40

There was an open window for Monday however this is looking dismal right now as the southerly continues through

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #969 wed thur friRuss 2018-09-05 06:47
Its small manky rotten poo poo
Plenty leftover onshore and not much to report on
A moderate onshore due for today however this may hold back with a southerly due later on this arvo
There could be a small window for a session between tides.

Low – 06h20 18h35
High – 12h15

Monday I called a window for waves for Thursday. That window has been slammed shut
The southerly continues through all night and all Thursday
Take a look at the more protected spots for a session

Low – 07h10
High – 13h30

Yesterday I called another window open for a session for Friday morning. This looks to be slammed closed as well
The southerly continues to beat us with her stick all day
It’s the more protected spots once again

Low – 08h05
High – 14h20

The same goes for Saturday and Sunday it looks like the hammer is coming down us as she bends us over drives one home


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #968 mon tues wedRuss 2018-09-03 06:25
My back is almost 100%
Time to get back into the water and lose this flubber blubber jelly role that has appeared around my mid section?

Southerly pooped early hours. Its messy and remain that way all day

We move out of neaps this week

High – 08h20
Low – 14h35

Its not looking too clever for Tueday either
It’s a 50/50 call early before the onshore canes it
Maybe look for a shorey but I think the angle will still be to southerly

High – 10h05
Low – 16h30

Windy season is most definitely here as the southerly makes another appearance around mid morning on wednesday
Cant see too much happening for the rest of the day

High – 12h15
Low – 05h50 / 18h35

Open up for Thursday. This looks like a window for some surf

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Bes safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #967 fri sat sunRuss 2018-08-31 06:19
Its kuk with another fresh NE due for today
Shore break is still trying to comb itself into place
Take a look late this arvo as it the tide pushes

High – 06h05 / 18h25
Low – 12h10

A full high tide early on Saturday. Sideway onshore angle
We can only hope for the shorey
It’s a race before the southerly bones it early
Its beer braai and rugga after that

High – 06h40 / 19h00
Low – 12h45

Windy season is definitely here. Expect messy conditions on sunday
She swings to onshore around mid morning before turning southerly in the arvo

High – 07h40
Low – 13h30

So not much on the cards and it look like only something mid to late next week before we have the next possible gap for any surf.

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #966 wed thur friRuss 2018-08-29 08:15
Sorry my server has been out and so is my back so I am Mr Grumpy right now!!

Good waves yesterday and even better today
Onshore due later so milk it while you can

High – 05h00 / 17h25
Low – 11h15

Could be waves again on Thursday if the offshore gets into it early otherwise expect a bit of a leftover onshore wobble
I think there will be something on offer until around mid to late morning before the onshore arrives again

High – 05h35 / 17h55
Low – 11h40

Not sure if we are going to be that lucky on Friday as the onshore is due to pull in early
Stranger things have happened so we wait and see.

High – 06h05 / 18h25
Low – 12h05


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
+1 #965 wed thur friRuss 2018-08-22 06:47
Nice conditions with the odd clean 3-4ft set running through
Im sure there are few waves here and there however the air is warm and the top flowing clouds are already moving with the NE that is looming for later
We may get lucky by it sucking one back as another southerly is making its way up the coast for Thursday
Grab what you can

Low – 07h45
High – 14h00

The southerly is due to let go a constipated ripper early Thursday morning
Take a look at the more protected spots for a session
It’s a one day squeeze and its gets flushed by late arvo

Low – 08h25
High – 14h35

Open up Friday morning
Offshore, crispy and clean
3-4ft at 12secs all morning
Onshore only due later after lunch

Low – 08h55
High – 15h05


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #964 mon tues wedRuss 2018-08-20 07:28
Monday miffness
Nice land breeze but that’s about it
Leftover onshore poo
We have a nice two day southerly moving up the coast. Due to break wind around late morning to midday

Low – 05h45 / 17h30
High – 11h20

Southerly remains fresh all day
Take a look at the more protected spots for the day

Low – 06h45 / 19h10
High – 13h05

Wednesday looks like the call
Southerly will hopefully have blown itself out.
Land breeze due to kick in around 07h00
Take a look around mid morning as wind and tide settle in
There is another onshore due in the arvo but it’s a burp and a fart as another southerly looms for thursday

Low – 07h45
High – 14h00

We get pasted by the southerly on thursday

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #963 fri sat sunRuss 2018-08-17 06:48
The Southerly has had its shake and has popped its cork early hours of this morning
Does not look like its finished either has she continues to vibrate at high speed all day
Take a look at the more protected spots under the cover of the spray
She should stop quivering by the end of the day

We move into neaps

High – 07h20
Low – 13h30

Early offshore on Saturday morning. Hopefully enough to clean up the southerly wobble
A bit deep early but get onto whatever is on offer as the ugly sister comes to visit around midday.
There is no hiding from her. Best lock yourself away and don’t invite her in.
The kiters will keep her company?


High – 08h05
Low – 14h15

Sunday??
Find something else to do
The ugly sister has passed out, snoring on our doorstep and is about to wake up.
It’s a two day visit for her.
Kiters will take advantage and abuse her all day again


High – 09h10
Low – 15h25

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
 
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